Monthly Archives: March 2019

Collection Highlight: Rhododendron alabamense (Alabama Azalea)

Rhododendron alabamense, commonly known as the Alabama azalea, is a deciduous woody shrub in the Ericaceae (Heath) family. It is native throughout most of Alabama in mixed hardwood forests and hillsides. It is a midseason bloomer with strongly fragrant lemon-scented … Continue reading

What’s Growing On – April 2019

Halesia tetraptera (Located on the Mathews Nature Trail)Halesia tetraptera, commonly called Carolina Silverbell or Mountain Silverbell, is a small deciduous understory tree with a rounded crown that is often shrubby in habit. This member of the Styracaceae (Styrax) family is … Continue reading

Inside the Guild Greenhouse

It’s Garden Chat Wednesday! The Garden Guild Huntsville Botanical Garden has been working for *months* to get this gorgeous selection of plants ready for the Spring Plant Sale (April 12-14). We’ll see you there!   More information?

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